How to Change Featured Photos in iPhone Memories (iOS 15)

Remove unwanted images and craft an unforgettable photo Memory Mix.

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Memory Mixes are a fun way to see collections of your old photos in a slideshow accompanied by fun and moody filters and music. We'll show you how to remove images from these automatically curated collections so you only see your favorite iPhone featured photos. 

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Why You'll Love This Tip

  • Remove unrelated or unwanted images from your photo Memory Mixes.
  • Feature only your favorite photos in Memories.

How to Edit Memories Images on Your iPhone 

While you can't add pictures to these automatically created Apple slideshow photo mixes, you can remove images you don't want to feature in your Memory Mix. For more iOS 15 tips, sign up for our free Tip of the Day newsletter. Here's how to edit featured photos on your iPhone Memory Mixes.

  1. Open the Photos app

  2. Tap the For You tab

  3. Select a photos mix under the Memories section. 

  4. Tap anywhere on the screen to view the edit options.
  5. Tap the More icon.

  6. Tap Manage Photos.

  7. Tap to deselect any photos you don’t want to include in the Memory Mix video.
  8. Tap Done.

Now your Memory Mixes will be more glam than ever! Memory Mixes don't just live on your iPhone—you can also share photo Memories with music. If you're curious about video editing, you can also learn how to trim a video on your iPhone or iPad.

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Ashleigh Page

Ashleigh Page is an Associate Editor for iPhone Life. With a background in computer science and creative writing, she loves blending aspects of the technical and creative. An avid technology enthusiast, she adores Apple products and keeping up with the latest innovations. When she’s not working, Ashleigh is often found crafting whimsical (and sometimes nonsensical) short stories, hiking, and playing sand volleyball.